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The #1 podcast for crypto natives to learn about new concepts, trends and projects in blockchain, DeFi, NFTs and Web 3.

Jason Choi (@mrjasonchoi) goes deep into the technology and economics behind crypto projects to dissect trends and themes in a global context.

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Aug 2, 2022

Decentralized Autonomous Organizations or DAOs for short are hailed as the future of managing organizations and work.


However, many are starting to doubt the feasibility of DAOs given its major blockers for it to succeed at scale. 

In this episode, the 2 largest proponents of DAOs, Dmitriy and Peter from 1kx discusses:

  • The current DAO landscape
  • Why they are still bullish on DAOs
  • What will it take for DAOs to succeed

Host: Jason Choi @mrjasonchoi . Not financial advice.

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(00:00:00) – Introduction

(00:02:11) – What exactly is a DAO?

(00:07:12) – Bear & Bull cases for DAOs

(00:11:27) – Progressive vs Decentralization from the get-go

(00:26:20) – Different types of DAOs

(00:29:08) – Whale’s skewed voting power

(00:34:30) – Recent Merit Circle vs YGG case

(00:38:22) – Interesting DAOs to check out


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